Highlights: Chelsea 2-2 PSG; David Luiz and Thiago Silva's powerful headers knock out Chelsea from Champions League
Chelsea crashed out of the Champions League after a 2-2 draw against Paris Saint Germain at Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea crashed out of the Champions League after a 2-2 draw against Paris Saint Germain at Stamford Bridge. The French champions are through to the quarters via away goals from David Luiz and Thiago Silva. Blues defender Gary Cahill opened the score for Chelsea in the 81st minute, but a thunderous header from David Luiz cancelled the lead and gave the PSG 1-1 at full time and took the game to extra time.
Eden Hazard gave the lead to Blues after handball from Silva in the penalty box, he converted the penalty to give Chelsea the lead 2-1, but the Parisians captain equalised with a stunning header to make it 2-2 and take PSG to the quarters.
The referee awarded 7 yellow cards and 1 red card to players from both sides in the high-octane clash, where Zlatan Ibrahimovic was the recipient of the controversial red.
But, PSG were deservedly the better side in the match, they played the best football, overcame the odds and knocked out Chelsea from the Champions League with 10 men.
Goals and Highlights:
Chelsea 0-0 PSG: Zlatan Ibrahimovic controversial red card (31’)
Here is a look at the controversial red card of Zlatan
Chelsea 1-0 PSG: Gary Cahill (81’)
Cahill opened the score for Chelsea from a right-footed strike
Chelsea 1-1 PSG: David Luiz (86’)
Luiz scored this thunderous header to equalise the lead and took the game to extra-time
Chelsea 2-1 PSG: Eden Hazard (96’)
Hazard converted the penalty and gave the lead to the Pensioners
Chelsea 2-2 PSG: Thiago Silva (114’)
This header from Silva ensured that PSG are through to the quarters via away goals